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Jul 13, 2011 5:00pm PDT
has been under enormous pressure to lean out its menu. today big changes for southeast biggest chains in the country. 19 of them are adding healthier options to their children's menus. burger king, chilies and dennys are introducing a new program. burgers and fries won't be eliminated. >> if stead of pitch french tries we pitch apples, broccoli, salads. >> what about mcdonald's? mcdonald's is absent from today's announcement but says it is committed to balance menu options. >>> people around the bay area aren't having to crank the ac this week because the cooler weather has settled in happen our chief meteorologist joins with a look at how long we can expect these mild temps to stick around. in the east bay it was cool. i was wearing a hoodie. >> as far south as gilroy and morgan hill with temperatures averaging ten to 25 degrees below average in some cases. today, for example, walnut creek only 67. you should have 87 this time the year. not only that in the morning hours we've been starting off with foggy drizzle it's accumulated to .11, san francisco .04. so here's the onshore flow,
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Jun 30, 2011 5:00pm PDT
not everyone is happy with what's in it. state universities took a big hit, $1.3 billion cut. public school also have less and will have to make do with less, $3 billion in payments are delayed and 70 state parks will be closed. >> this must budget will affect almost all of us. among the changes, commuting in the bay area, beginning tomorrow it will get more expensive. toll also increase on bay area bridges for vehicles with more than two axles. that includes big-rigs and cars towing boats or trailers so if you're heading to the sierra, bring extra cash. public transportation fare also also rice, the san francisco municipal transportation agency is bumping up the price. a $2 hike for adult and $1 for kids, seniors and disabled. golden gate transit buses and ferries will add 5% to their fares for a full list of fare changes go to our website. >>> this has impacted dozens of san jose police officers. 67 of them will turn in their badges tonight. as we first reported to you yesterday, they are victims of san jose's $150 million budget deficit. they'll officially be off the job as of midnight t
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Jul 15, 2011 5:00pm PDT
of a shuttle bus to that collided with a big rig. it may have run a red light at the intersection of octavia and hayes yesterday morning. the crash killed dr. kevin mack. he's a 52-year-old ucsf psychiatrist and university profess sore. he was ejected -- professor. he was ejected and pinned underneath the big rig. he was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. >>> families and friends said final good-byes at a funeral in santa rosa. the community shaken by the girl's death at a sleepover on sunday. police say she and three friends became sick after drinking vodka mixed with soda. initially the girls said they'd gotten food poisoning. raul was described as an excellent student due to start high school incomes mon-- next month. toxicology reports are expected next week. >>> mark luga was arrested for allegedly stealing a pablo picasso drawing from the weinstein gallery in san francisco last week. the judge denied a motion today reduce his $5 million bail. police say a surveillance camera caught luga leaving with the painting. police found other stolen artwork including another picasso pi
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Jul 22, 2011 5:00pm PDT
's been validated. and to us, that means a lot. >> reporter: the big apple will usher in the first day of legalized same-sex marriage with back-to-back ceremonies. the city clerk's office originally planned to wed 764 couples on sunday. it announced it would expand hour to make sure all 823 who registered could marry. new york city's mayor, michael bloomberg, is also marking the first day with a special evening ceremony at gracie mansion. he will officiates the marriage of his chief policy adviser and consumer affairs commissioner. >> this is about celebrating our relationship, but in many ways it's really about our children who have often asked us why we aren't married. and so we've involved them in every step of the way. >> reporter: businesses are also hoping to be there every step of the way. florist owner grayson handy expects his business to double in the coming year. >> i think we're going to see a tremendous amount of money coming our way. >> reporter: and for new york state, a recent report estimates the new law could generate more than $300 million in revenue, tourism, and ta
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Jul 24, 2011 5:00pm PDT
through song. >> i want people to know what an amazingly, beautiful, talented girl who made a big impact in the music world and personally to lots and lots of people. and that's ba what her family to know as well. she made a really big impact. >> an autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow. >>> in san francisco today, the contemporary jewish museum held what had to be the first ever hand holding music and art exhibit. all of it with a gay and lesbian theme. ♪ there's the music, the hand holding part of the event comes after one of the security guards there told a lesbian couple two days ago they were not allowed to hold hands inside the museum. the museum director says today's event was a big success. >> we just couldn't be happier with the outcome. people coming, people singing "i want to hold your hand" and recognizing that the contemporary jewish museum is for everybody. >> museum officials say the guard worked for a private security company and was immediately removed from the premises after last week's incident. >>> still to come at 5:00, a well known bay area surf spot becomes a place o
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Jul 9, 2011 5:00pm PDT
is no big deal, even vip's are impressed. >> they've managed to carry themselves royally. >> prince william and the duchess of cambridge made a grand entrance, smiling but answering no questions. as usual, all eyes were on kate's attire. >> i think princess diana would be proud of who they are, and how they represent themselves is and their titles. on the red carpet we got an inside tip on the lunch menu. >> he loves dessert, he loves chocolate. i made merlot tarragon truffles. >> we also want to give the most disadvantaged young in society hope and confidence in their lives. we feel very passionately about this. >> reporter: and about polo. prince william's known as a disciplined player, pretty good on defense, though not as good as his father. his competitors promise no special treatment. >> once we're on the field it's competitive, it has to be. >> on this breezy day on the california coast, the prince's team won and the duchess presented a trophy. >> again, a picture perfect day for this polo match in santa barbara county. from polo to the paparazzi, they're headed back to los angeles f
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Jul 26, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. it was a fatal accident involving a big rig truck. the driver died after his truck burst into flames. it happened a little after 2:00 this afternoon. people in the area reported hearing a loud explosion and then seeing a pillar of smoke. nbc bay area's kris sanchez joining us from the scene. how many cars were involved, and why is it taking so long to clear the scene? >> reporter: right now it looks like there was only the one big rig involved in the crash. the reason for the sdla because this is a complicated situation. when the driver was going eastbound on 237 and lost control, hit the center divide, part of the vehicle was evecjec into the other lanes of traffic. you're talking about affecting both lanes of traffic, eastbound and westbound. the good news is if you look behind me, you see the traffic is flowing again in that westbound direction in all but one of the lanes. the last lane will be closed until 6:30 as will the lanes of traffic going in the eastbound direction. that's the hope for the chp to reopen lanes of traffic just around 6:30. prance as early as 6:15. what happened was the d
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Jul 4, 2011 5:00pm PDT
in the south bay tonight, you have several options. downtown san jose is not one of them. the big fireworks display that's been there for several years has been cut because of budget issues. they that a few years back. nbc bay area's scott budman joining us live this morning -- this evening with a look at the trend and if that is going to continue. scott, you know nbc bay area used to put on this fireworks show, host it for several years. they haven't had it because of the budget problems. >> reporter: that's absolutely right. it was here in discovery park for years that the fireworks display went on. then the budget shortfall shut it down. as you know, san jose still having budget problems, but it can still have a good time. ♪ >> reporter: they had dancers. they had a singing elvis. and enough cute kids to melt any patriot's heart. but what this rose garden neighborhood parade didn't have was a need for san jose city money, which made all sides of the budget battle happy. >> this parade is more a model of what we can expect which is private sector funding, managed and organized by privat
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Jul 18, 2011 5:00pm PDT
on the set? >> i think so. >> a big hello and welcome to our new teammate, janelle wang, been in the bay area, on television over eight or nine years? >> yes. >> and janelle will be our 5:00 p.m. co-anchor. we're happy on behalf of the newsroom. jeff and i. welcome aboard. >> such a great team. and you guys are so nice. >> thank you. >> first day. >> no, i did a little training last week. you guys already feel like family. >> that's great. >> you know what this means for me officially -- i got to bring it back to me for a second. i'm no longer the new guy on the shift. >> that's right. >> yes! about time. >> and there's a little tradition -- jeff and i were talking, the new person on board buys dinner for the first month. >> everybody's been telling me that so i have to buy a lot of dinners for a lot of staff members. >> and i am hungry tonight. >> all you can eat buffet. >> sounds good. >>> in the weather forecast for tonight, an all you can take weather buffet today when it came to the sunshine. we had a lot of it here from the north bay to the south bay. really it's great to have janelle h
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Jul 25, 2011 5:00pm PDT
will company owner $400,000 with the promise of getting big returns. instead, hines says he got swindled. >> when you put money in something that you think is safe and someone steals from you, it's really maddening. >> reporter: miller pleaded not guilty this morning to nine felony counts including embezzlement, filing false documents and forgery. prosecutors say he used the money to pay for an extravagant lifestyle that included a multimillion dollar home and using a private jet to take his wife and six children on vacation. >> he was living this lifestyle that no one could live by, building this mansion, kids go to wonderful private schools, nothing wrong with people going to private schools. but he was using the money of others to do this. >> reporter: miller's attorney tells nbc bay area miller's trying to do what he can to make things right. but the once well-regarded investor now faces up to about ten years behind bars. his alleged victims say he deserves it. >> i'd like to see him spend a lot of time in prison to, you know, make up for what he did to people. >> reporter: again, pr
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Jul 11, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: he's the university of north carolina chap ill hill's dr. ted bait man. >> i am a really big space geek. >> reporter: space geek or, more appropriately, an expert in bone loss during spaceflight. >> astronauts lose bone at a very rapid rate. at least five times the rate that women lose bone here on earth. >> reporter: that's because bones are designed to holds up under the pressure of gravity on earth. in space, bones don't get the gravity they need thrive leading to bone mass. space exploration has been pitch at ol to osteoporosis research. scientists have known about and studied microgravity's effects on bones and muscles since the 1970s. the% environment for the latest -- the perfect environment for the latest research. >> existing drugs stop the process of bone loss. this drug would hopefully build new bone and increase bone mass. >> reporter: increasing bone mass would effectively reverse osteoporosis. if accomplished it would be yet another leap forward for the world of medicine. erica edwards, nbc news. >>> the research team will study the mouse skeletons when they ret
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Jul 14, 2011 5:00pm PDT
proved deadly for an early-morning commuter today. the crash involving a big-rig carrier and aid ucsf shuttle bus at intersection of octavia and oak, happened before 6:00 this morning. a man in his 40s was actually ejected from the shuttle bus and somehow, pinned underneath the rig where he was sad lid pronounced dead. a woman that lives in the area say accidents happen here often and she feels the timed stoplights are partly to blame. >> the lights are timed in such a way on octavia, that traffic is traveling 50 miles an hour. once they build up speed coming off the freeway, they have the lights timed all green. >> three other shuttle passengers were taken to nearby hospitals with minor injuries and it's not clear if anyone was wearing a seatbelt at the time. the investigation is just beginning. >>> a minor traffic accident turned into a major headache near san jose state this afternoon. a car crashed into a home rupturing gas line. about 25 san jose firefighters were called to the scene as well as the local hazmat team and a crew from pg&e. five homes were evacuated as the gas line
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Jul 16, 2011 5:00pm PDT
:00, a big name in hollywood is in the bay area to help a special group of kids walk the red carpet. >>> and how a bay area nonprofit is helping a group of diabetic go in >>> st. mary's college in moraga served as a backdrop for a movie scene this weekend, which robots and famous names are part of the action all weekend long. bay area's joe rosato jr. shows us how it was designed to help a special group of children. >> take one. >> reporter: the bright lights of hollywood were shining on the campus of st. mary's college. >> okay, so let's get in. >> reporter: a group of special filmmakers was taking direction from a pro. >> let's do the officer over a little more. >> reporter: at the center of the action, actor and director joey travolta, brother with of john travolta, was shepherding his cast and crew. >> bring him over a little bit. we take the kids through a process of making a film, from writing, editing, and accounting. >> reporter: this group of students is not like most, these students all suffer from autism. >> we have to start over with one. okay? >> they love television an
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Jul 3, 2011 5:00pm PDT
to happen. >> the problem with a mini deal is we have a maxi problem. and that big problems aren't going to go away if you cut a mini deal. >> reporter: and he blasted an idea suggested by some democrats that the u.s. constitution empowers the president to keep on spending, even if uncle sam goes over his credit limit. brian moore, nbc news, washington. >>> for u.s. troops in keerg astan, it's already the fourth of july. service members at the u.s. transit center held a cookout to celebrate independence day. there were hamburgers and hot dogs, fireworks, games and music as well. the former u.s. air force base is a transit center for troops in afghanistan. the base is located at keerg stan's airport. it hosts service members and troops from france and spain. >>> still to come, a summer weekend pastime. kris sanchez hit up the yard tipsíb.)t help you this jimáls gathered in paris today on the 40th anniversary of his death. ♪ >> people from all over the world flocked around the rock 'n' roll icon's grave to sing and read had his poems. morrison moved to paris to write in 1971, found de
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Jul 8, 2011 5:00pm PDT
their celebrity to the u.k.'s big announcement of a u.k. version of silicon valley. and they're presenting this to a bunch of ceos and high-powered executives that are gathered here at the summit. really that's the point of the entire three-day visit is to promote british interest and relations. the royal newlyweds' first official trip to the united states begins today. and it has host city los angeles in the throes of royal fever. >> i haven't really heard of royalty coming to america, especially to l.a. i think it's really cool that they're coming here. exciting. >> definitely. i mean, you can't walk down hollywood or go to certain places and say, oh, hey, there's william and kate. i mean, it's a special occasion. >> reporter: their first stop is the beverly hilton in beverly hills, home to one of hollywood's most glamorous events, the golden globe awards. they'll attend a venture capital and new media summit to promote british trade and investment. ♪ >> reporter: promoting british interests and international relations is what they've been doing for the past nine days in canada. the pr
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Jul 21, 2011 5:00pm PDT
, nbc bay area news. >> thank you. >>> a big turn of events and we'll stay with the story in this newscast and ahead at 6:00. >>> and another story shaking up a quiet neighborhood in the east bay. police are on a house to house manhunt after someone reportedly shot at them. its happening in union city on darleen way. here's the map. this is on the west side of 808, near the alvarado niles exit. they say the gunman fired on officers before disappearing into this residential neighborhood. kimberly terry joins us from union city with the latest. first and foremost, do they think the gunman is still in the neighborhood where you are? >> they seem to think that and that's why they're going door-to-door, house to house, yard to yard, looking for them. it's stillry very active scene with multiple agencies participating. you can see everyone out here. police describe this as an intense and fluid situation. this morning at about 10:15, the union police got a call about a break in on dire street and darleen way. the resident heard a knock at the door and glass breaking. when the res
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Jul 17, 2011 5:00pm PDT
-form and we'll see more drizzle. the big story throughout the week is this record-breaking heat wave. 90s and 100s under the strong ridge of high pressure to the east. the reason we can't warm up we have this dip in the jet stream, tossing some clouds our way and showers up on the north coast. until this last system clears by, monday into tuesday, our temperatures are going to stay mild to start the work week with areas of drizzle. so more cool temperatures relatively speaking for july through tuesday. then starting midweek we'll see the low clouds hang out on the coast, the marine layer is going to get squished down. 70s and 80s. then we're talking 90s for our inland valleys by the time you roll into next weekend. look for clouds to reform on the coast and misty skies and parts of the monday morning commute. tomorrow's highs a little warmer than today. we'll call for mostly sunny skies, at least around the south bay. should be in the mid to upper 70s around san jose. 65 for san francisco, not all that bad with partly cloudy skies toward the east bay highs in the 70s, closer to 80s, up to
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Jul 23, 2011 5:00pm PDT
are ready for another big day. a battle between two first place teams, the giants are just over a half hour away from taking on the brewers by the bay, look out, we have rion taking the hill for the orange and black. we go live to the ballpark and hear what bruce bochy thinks of his right hander. swipe your card please. excuse me...? this belongs to you... o...um...thank you. excuse me... this is yours... thank you! you're welcome. with chase freedom, you get cash back on what you buy everyday. this is yours! thank you! that's 5% cash back in bonus categories every three months. and an unlimited 1% everywhere else. activate your 5% cash back today at chase.com/freedom, or at your local chase branch. >>> welcome back. henry wofford here in the csn newsroom with the xfinity sports report p.m. game two of the series is over a half hour away at china basin. let's go live to at&t park. jamie, ryan vogelsong on the hill tonight. >> reporter: tim lincecum posted an e.r.a. of 1.88 here at at&t pa park. that was the lowest ever. ryan vogelsong is on pace to break that mark. he's been lights out espe
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Jul 28, 2011 5:00pm PDT
to a healthy pregnancy. >>> big changes coming to your tylenol pills. johnson & johnson announced it's louering the maximum daily dose of extra-strength tylenol to reduce the accidental risk of acetaminophen and if taken in excess it can lead tolliver failure or death. acetaminophen is found in prescription pain killers and over-the-counter products and people taking multiple medications war craft don't know how much they're taking. the change should come sometime this fall. >>> heat-related illnesses send thousands of people to the e.r. playing football and walking were the most common activities leading to heat-related hospital visits and experts say heat illness is 100% preventible. if you have to be outside for long periods of time experts say wear light clothing, stay hydrated and take frequent breaks. early symptoms of heat illness are dehydration, nausea, vomiting, headaches and dizziness. >> where in the world is jeff? i think we smell him? >> we something something strong. >>> from the gilroy garlic festival. >> are you here for smell avision upgrade? you're a scratch-and-sniff. >> the
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Jul 2, 2011 5:00pm PDT
in different angles and positions that get a big wow. the finale is always the biggest wow! >> reporter: jeff thomas has been planning fireworks shows for 35 years and he can promise it's never the same show twice. >> use these different products every time, so they're not always seeing the same thing. the audience let's us know with their cheers and screams. >> this is just one of more than 50 shows this company will produce over the 4th of july weekend around the bay area. they know people appreciate what they do. >> it's wonderful. to see the smile on the kids faces is amazing. that's why a lot of these people do it. >> there's still time to get here before the end of the game. the cheapest ticket just $9. kris sanchez, nbc bay area news. >> speaking of the 4th if you're downing hot dogs like it's your job this weekend. consider yourself in good company. joey chestnut will try once again to defend his title in new york. every july 4th, competitors eat as many dogs as they can in ten minutes. this year, there's something new. separate categories for men and women. 27-year-old chestnut set t
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Jul 12, 2011 5:00pm PDT
number of whooping cough cases in more than 60 years. >>> netflix says it's making big changes an that means it could cost you. thousands of customers are sounding off. >>> also she's under arrest for one of the nastiest divorce fights ever involving a knife and a garbage disposal. just think loraina bobbete even worse. >> and why we crave certain fatty food. i just had ice cream. they show one trick on how to curb your cravings. >> the fog is back. let's take a look out here in san francisco where you can to see the drizzle currently right now. teis fog is also dropping at temperatures dramatically. how long will this cold summer blast last coming right up.mp denim, converse one star shoes, denim, shaun white hoodies and denim. school takes a lot. target has it all. it's not too well done? nope. but it is a job well done. what are you reading, sweetie? her diary. when you're done, i'd love some feedback. sure. your mom and i read that thing cover-to-cover. loved it. thanks. would you mind if i cut the lawn this weekend? only if you let me talk to your mother on the phone for h
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Jul 19, 2011 5:00pm PDT
's a big concern that the child was with them during the whole time and the lack of parenting. >> the baby was found to be in good health and has been placed with a relative. >>> a friend of one of seven fishermen missing in the sea of cortez is doing what she can to keep the search going. a fundraiser is underway now in danville to help raise money for a private dive team to look for the wreckage of the ship that sank on july 3. many of the passengers on board were from the bay area. the coast guard and mexican navy suspended their search last week after combing over more than 7,000 square miles. mexican officials say divers have not been able to find the wreckage because they are unsure of the boat's location. >>> okay. quick inventory. how many products do you own? apple products? one, two, five, six -- >> i have two, what about you? >> i think with the family it's about four or five. >> you've got kids, though. tonight, apple is giving its investors something new to celebrate. we're going to bring in our business and tech reporter, scott budman, with a newmoilstone for apple. scott? >>
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Jul 20, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. >>> nbc bay area is on twitter. get weather updates, breaking news, and video of the latest big stories. follow at nbc bay area on ter ownono swipe your card please. excuse me...? this belongs to you... o...um...thank you. excuse me... this is yours... thank you! you're welcome. with chase freedom, you get cash back on what you buy everyday. this is yours! thank you! that's 5% cash back in bonus categories every three months. and an unlimited 1% everywhere else. activate your 5% cash back today at chase.com/freedom, or at your local chase branch. a big thank you this friday and saturday with the simplest way to save extra! just use your jcpenney rewards credit card to save an extra 20% on everything storewide! no exclusions! save an extra 20% on styles for her, brands for him, and clothes for kids. plus get an extra 20% off shoes, too! no jcpenney card? we'll still thank you with an extra 15% off! the savings are that simple! go to jcp.com to see everything on sale. we make style affordable. you make it yours. jcpenney. >>> when the first lady talks, retailers listen. mrs. obama convinc
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Jul 27, 2011 5:00pm PDT
horse guards parade, the place where the world watched william and kate ride home on their big wedding day, will host beach volleyball. >>> a lesbian couple filed a complaint with telly parton's dollywood theme park after one of the women was asked by an employee to turn her t-shirt inside out. the t-shirt read, "moirj is so gay." the woman did what shea said to avoid a confrontation but said she felt offended. the employee said it is a family park and its policy is to ask patrons with clothing or tattoos that could be offensive to change clothes or cover up. there is no word from dolly parton, who has publicly supported gay marriage. >>> this one's uniquely bay area. bike thefts don't normally end this way, but the thief reernscoing his actions after this. >>> this robbery very different and caught on tape. >>> a would-be bike thief caught on camera. check out the surveillance video from san francisco. you see that man on the right side? he comes up, sniffs off -- snips off the lock off the bicycle and tries to ride off. he didn't know he was being watched by all the employees in the
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Jul 6, 2011 5:00pm PDT
these days, no matter where we live or how old we are. the big kahuna in social networking, palo alto's facebook which, as of today, will let you reach out and touch your friends. >> hey, donna, how's it going? >> reporter: 750 million friends and now they can all see each other. ♪ >> reporter: facebook launching video chat. ceo mark zuckerberg says it will please everyone from your co-worker to his own neighbor. >> i was walking around the block this morning, and i have this neighbor who's -- 70 or 80 years old. and he always, you know, doing work in his yard in the morning. and i walked by this morning like -- i heard you guys are launching something on the radio. yeah. it's going to be a good day. he says, i hope it's video chat. really want to chat with my grandson. all right, tune in. >> reporter: and yes, zuckerberg's neighbor can no video chat with his grandson over facebook. a partnership between the palo alto social networking company and video chat pioneer skype. also new from facebook, what it calls group chat. a way for you to get on line with many of your friends at the
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Jul 10, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. this is a big putt she has to make in just a minute to say par. >> meantime, out to the 8th. this is the defending champion paula creamer who's been in it all week long until a number of drop shots recently. double bogey at the 4th, just dropped another at the 7th, she's drifted all the way back to plus-6, a full ten shots behind seo. >> the putter has really let paula creamer down this past week. she battled hard but it's finally caught up. back to the 9th. >> where cristie kerr is taking a look at her putt for a birdie. but it appears carry webb will play first. >> her putt is going back uphill. she's about flag high. maybe about 15 feet to the right of the hole. decent arm shot to judge fairly well for distance. certainly not as close as she would like. carry's been bothered by a little bit back and hip problems every now and then. i saw her stretching just after she walk up here. >> we take a look at her card off to the kind of start she was looking for, boerdz at both the 2nd and 3rd holes. >> she had 99 putts through the first three rounds average 3g 3 a day. >> we've
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